2014 Spring Break Trip to London and Paris, March 8-16, 2014
Mr. Bob Ridewood, Head of the Upper School and AP World History teacher, will be leading a group of students, parents, and their friends to Paris and London during the 2014 March Spring Break (March 8-16, 2014). This will be an educational tour operated by ACIS (American Council for International Studies), the nation’s leading sponsor of educational trips that are fully insured and which have served more than 500,000 student and adult travelers during its 35 years of experience.
This structured program includes sightseeing trips, excursions, walking tours, and many exciting local activities. A full-time, specially selected tour manager will accompany us on all of our educational excursions and assist us in making the most of our free time.
The learning objectives for this trip are:
- Students will see how London and Paris have developed modern architectural styles alongside traditional historical settings.
- Students will learn about France's colonial past through experiencing the multicultural and ethnic life of the capital.
- Students will learn about the development of the City of London from Roman trading post to modern financial capital.
Registration and more details are available on the ACIS.com website the group ID is: 87904.
Language department teachers Mrs. Lucy Sobreviñas (Spanish) and Mr. Alleyne Rogers (Latin) are organizing a trip to Spain planned for June 2 - 10, 2014. This educational trip is open to all students who wish to experience the Spanish culture and to appreciate Spanish Language. Students will visit the Roman ruins in Merida, after visiting places like Madrid and Seville, and will then continue on to Lisbon, Portugal.
Mr. Rogers and Mrs. Sobreviñas will hold an informative meeting for parents and students on November 21, 2013 at 4pm in room 235, in Coates Hall.
For more information please call Sra. Sobrevinas (210-564-6264) or Mr. Rogers (210-564-6260).